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Vermont Field Trips with Kids

Take your kids on Vermont Field Trips!

Annotated Vermont Field Trips Lists

Plan a Field Trip to Montpelier
Information on how to visit the state capitol and see the government in action.

Vermont Weathervane Country Calendar
These are the ongoing events. Links at the bottom of the page lead to one-time events in other weeks.

Art Museums

Brattleboro Museum & Art Center
A Museum Interpreter (docent) facilitates a group discussion with selected works of art. Students will find the museum experience very accessible and will see that art relates to their lives and experiences. 10 Vernon Street, Brattleboro, VT 05301. (802)257-0124.


Vermont Historical Society Annual Expo
Tumbridge Fair grounds in Central Vermont. The event is held in late June and attracts almost all the state’s local historical societies. There are usually at least 100 exhibits ranging from period folk music to booths where you can look up your family history.


Bennington Museum
Over the years our mission has expanded to preserve and interpret the rich heritage of southern Vermont and neighboring regions as well as providing a venue for visual and performing arts that enriches our community and our world. 75 Main St., Bennington, VT 05201. Phone: 802-447-1571.

Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium
A lifelong amateur naturalist, Fairbanks collected examples of nature’s artistry and diversity throughout the world. 1302 Main Street, St. Johnsbury, VT. (802) 748-2372.

Home of Robert Todd Lincoln, the only child of Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln to survive to adulthood. An historic home, gardens, trails, woods and farm set on 412 preserved acres of quintessential Vermont landscape. 1005 Hildene Road, Manchester, VT 05254. (802)362-1788.

The Historical Society of Windham County
Artifacts related to Windham County came from Clara Chipman Newton whose ancestors settled on Newfane Hill after the American Revolution. Rt. 30 in Newfane Village.

Natural History

Birds of Vermont Museum
The Museum’s displays, the surrounding 100 acre bird sanctuary/nature preserve, and the bird viewing window offer visitors a unique opportunity to see and study birds that will not fly away!
900 Sherman Hollow Road
Huntington, VT 05462
(802) 434-2167

Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium
Home school families can come individually or in a group to join one or more of these regularly scheduled programs. Directions.
1302 Main Street, St.
Johnsbury, VT 05819
(802) 748-2372

Southern Vermont Natural History Museum
Our natural history collection includes over 600 native New England birds and mammals in 150 small dioramas, one of the largest collections of its type in the Northeast. Route 9, Hogback Mountain, Marlboro, Vermont 05344. (802)464-0048.

Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department Fish Hatcheries
The department started raising fish in Vermont in 1891. The oldest hatchery is in Roxbury, built in 1890-91. The newest hatchery was built in 1991 in Grand Isle. All of our hatcheries are open for viewing daily.

Science Museums

Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium
Natural science museum in landmark Victorian building. Main and Prospect Streets, St. Johnsbury, VT 05819, (802)748-2372

Lake Champlain Basin Science Center
Discover Vermont’s premier lake aquarium and science center on Burlington’s Waterfront. One College Street, Burlington, VT 05401, (802)864-1848

Montshire Museum of Science
A hands-on Museum located in Norwich, Vermont, offering dozens of exciting exhibits relating to the natural and physical sciences, ecology, and technology. Montshire Road, VT 05055, (802)649-2200.

Shelburne Museum
There is a reason why Shelburne Museum welcomes thousands of school children each year—it is an incredibly rich resource for learning about American history, industry, culture, and art. The Museum is located on U.S. Route 7 in Shelburne, Vermont, seven miles south of Burlington. (802) 985-3346.

Vermont Marble Museum
We have been presenting the past present and future of marble, as used in art, as building material and amazing world of everyday uses for more that 20 years. We offer reduced rates to groups of 20 or more! Smaller groups, families and individuals can book ahead for reduced rates. 52 Main Street, Proctor, VT 05765. 1-800-427-1396.


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